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Jonah Benjamin Terry

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Tweet Jonah Benjamin Terry 95, of Albany died February 3, 2013 at Dawson Manor and Rehab in Dawson, GA. Funeral services will be TODAY February 6, 11:00 AM at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Barry Hutcheson and Rev. Leigh Ann Raynor officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at Kimbrell-Stern.

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Janet Van Cise Holaday

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Tweet Janet Van Cise Holaday, 95, of Albany, died February 4, 2013 at Willson Hospice House. She was born in Summit, New Jersey, on October 27, 1917 and moved to Albany, GA in 1919. She graduated from Albany High School in 1934. She continued her art studies at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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Anna Macht breaks Darton’s 500 freestyle record

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Tweet Written by David Mann BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – She did it again. Darton State College sophomore Anna Macht broke the school record in the 500 freestyle, Saturday, at the Birmingham Southern Invitational.

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EarthShare of Georgia sponsors first ever public photo contest to encourage conservation efforts

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Tweet Special to the Journal Atlanta, Ga — EarthShare of Georgia announced today their first “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” See why we care for Georgia Photo Contest in conjunction with their 20th anniversary and commencement of Earth Day 2013.

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Roney C. Thigpen

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Tweet Roney C. Thigpen, 82, of Albany, GA, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Gainey Cemetery, Grady Co., GA.

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40 Days at the Capitol- Installment 2

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Tweet To our readers: State Senator Buddy Carter (R- Pooler) will be reporting each week during the Legislative Session.  The session began January 14, 2013 and is expected to last until the latter days of March. Day 5 (Monday, January 28, 2013):  As outlined in our state’s Constitution, we begin our legislative session on the [...]

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Speaking of Shock and Awe

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  Jim Layne  /   Comments

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Tweet It has been quite the week for Obummer and Injun Joe. I must admit they are quite skilled at the shell game. Swiftboat Johnny was sworn in as Secretary of State, I wonder if Hanoi Jane will be coming along. Come to think of it I wonder if Benghazi Billary will be taking over [...]

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The Movie Guy: Zero Dark Thirty and Looper

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Keith Kilburn

Tweet Zero Dark Thirty (In theaters now…) All too often Hollywood loves to trot out “movies based on true events”, I can’t really speak to how true the events depicted in ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ are but I can talk about the movie and the impact it had on me. I, like I am sure many [...]

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Chambliss Retirement A Setback for Georgia’s Senate Seniority

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

Tweet In legislative politics, there are few things more important than seniority.  In Washington D.C. seniority is currency, for both a member that knows how to use it and generally for the constituents back home as well.

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Parents get mixed signals with raising daughters

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet What’s a parent to do?  On one hand, I’ve heard for years that I need to help my daughter be comfortable in her own skin.  On the other, I hear about an obesity epidemic affecting our children.  So, I’m supposed to help my daughter be comfortable at whatever weight she will be (at 10 [...]

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